Reading Education, M.Ed.
Department: School of Teaching, Learning, and Leadership
The College of Education and Human Performance offers a Master of Education degree in Reading Education. This program prepares teachers for certification as reading specialists (e.g. reading resource teacher, reading laboratory teacher, reading/language arts supervisor, primary education specialist) in grades K-12 in public schools and private reading laboratories or clinics. Diagnosis of reading disabilities, techniques of corrective reading, psychological measurement, reading in the content fields, management of reading programs, reading trends and research, and dimensions of the language arts other than reading are included with considerable emphasis on practica with disabled readers from the early childhood to adult levels. Professionals currently certified as Florida teachers are eligible to pursue a degree in the program.